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July 28, 2011 Green energy: California poll finds overwhelming supportSource: LA Times
A new statewide survey of environment issues conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California found more residents favor climate change policy, want to cut greenhouse gas emissions and believe they are already experiencing...
July 27, 2011 Calif. Governor Vows To 'Crush' Foes Of Renewable EnergySource: NY Times
LOS ANGELES -- California Gov. Jerry Brown yesterday promised to overcome those working to block widespread renewable energy."When local communities try to block installation of solar like they did in San Luis Obispo, we act to...
July 26, 2011 Putting principles into practiceSource: Environmental Finance
The Equator Principles are at a turning point. Eight years after the voluntary guidelines were introduced by banks wanting to set minimum environmental and social standards to project finance deals, the principles are undergoing...
Climate change advocates haven't had much to celebrate recently, but New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's announcement last week that he was giving $50 million to the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal campaign marked a real win. The...
In a letter issued yesterday, the business leaders urged New England and Mid-Atlantic governors to support and improve the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a program designed to help deal with global climate ... > 1862
July 25, 2011 GRI and CDP Detail Expanded Services
Services offered by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) are evolving to help companies at every stage of their reporting, representatives from the two organizations said last ... > 1862
Thousands of suppliers are working hard this summer to complete survey submittals to the Carbon Disclosure Project as a July 31 deadline approaches. Many of them are small and medium-size suppliers of large companies, such as...
The Energy Star program is in some ways a victim of its own success: As one of the most widely recognized certifications in the market, it has had success that most eco-labels can only dream of; but as a one-size-fits-all...
July 14, 2011 Green energy bullish despite weak economySource: UPI
Germany led the world in solar energy development last year as the renewable energy sector expands despite economic troubles, a U.N.-backed panel said. "The global performance of renewable energy despite headwinds has been a...
The clean economy is fueling industry and job creation in almost every major city in America — from solar panel production in Toledo, Ohio, to green buildings in Little Rock, Ark., and wind development in Albany, N.Y. — according...
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